LocationVancouver, British Columbia time.png Duration13 hours adult.png Per Person View price
Tour Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Driver
  • Guide
  • Taxes, Fees, Handling charges

Experience The Best Of West Coast, Victoria, And Butchart Gardens Day Trip

Explore Victoria and Butchart Gardens Day Trip. The breathtaking West Coast of Canada is a treasure of natural beauty and cultural wonders. A day trip of west coast travel includes Vancouver, Victoria, and the renowned Butchart Gardens visit promises an unforgettable exploration of this coastal paradise.

Whether you are a local looking for a quick getaway or a tourist seeking a comprehensive taste of the region, this itinerary covers all you expect.

Start your day early in the morning from Vancouver, The lively city by the Pacific Ocean. Vancouver is a unique blend of urban life and stunning natural surroundings making it the perfect starting point for your West Coast travel adventure. Enjoy a hearty breakfast at a local café before heading to Stanley Park.

Immerse yourself in lush rainforests, scenic seawalls, and the iconic Totem Poles. This is a fascinating way to learn about the history and beautiful natural scenery of the local people.

Next, take a relaxed walk-through of Granville Island's Public Market, where local artisans showcase their crafts and culinary delights. Try some just-caught salmon or enjoy handmade chocolates. This place shows how Vancouver helps local businesses. Explore the market's unique offerings, from handmade jewelry to gourmet treats, and discover the essence of Vancouver's artistic and culinary scene.

Board a comfortable ferry from Vancouver to Victoria, the charming provincial capital located on Vancouver Island. The ferry ride itself is a journey through the Strait of Georgia, with opportunities to spot marine life and enjoy the breathtaking views of the coastline.

Once you arrive in Victoria, explore the Inner Harbor, where historic architecture mingles with modern attractions. The Royal BC Museum is a must-visit, offering a fascinating look into British Columbia's natural and cultural history. Take a leisurely walk on charming streets and have a seafood lunch at one of the restaurants by the water.

Visiting Victoria is incomplete without a stop at the world-famous Fairmont Empress Hotel. Admire its stunning architecture and manicured gardens, or enjoy afternoon tea to experience Victorian-style elegance. Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, Canada offers delicious in-room dining with a selection of hearty comfort foods and gourmet dishes.

A short drive on heading to Victoria Exploration lies the Butchart Gardens, a horticultural wonderland that has captivated visitors for over a century. These gardens, transformed from limestone quarries, offer an explosion of colors and fragrances year-round. Explore themed gardens like the Sunken Garden, Rose Garden, and Japanese Garden, each a special treat of natural beauty.

As you explore the carefully planned gardens, you will feel like you are in different parts of the world. Remember to take a picture at the beautiful Ross Fountain or relax by the peaceful Star Pond.

As the day ends, take the ferry back to Vancouver City, enjoying the final moments of your West Coast travel. The evening ferry ride is calm and lets you reflect on the coastal beauty one more time.

Arriving back in Vancouver, consider a delicious dinner at one of the city's diverse restaurants. From fresh seafood to international cuisine, Vancouver's culinary scene is sure to satisfy your palate. Vancouver, a culinary haven on Canada's West Coast, offers a delectable array of food experiences.

From fresh seafood on the waterfront to diverse international cuisine in the city's vibrant neighbourhoods, it's a food lover's paradise. Explore Vancouver day trip, culinary treasures and savor the flavors of the world in one city.

The one-day journey covers Victoria exploration and the Butchart Gardens visit in an exciting way to discover the amazing things on the West Coast. This tour shows you both the city's style and the beauty of nature in the region.

If you like lively cities or peaceful gardens, this trip guarantees a day full of unforgettable moments and memories that will stick with you. Experience the enchantment of Canada's West Coast travel in just one day.

Tour Itinerary

  • 1.

    Vancouver Downtown

    Collect guests at designated hotels.

    Vancouver, Canada 30 minutes
  • 2.

    BC Ferries

    Take pleasure in the stunning landscape.

    Vancouver, Canada 1 hour 35 minutes
  • 3.

    The Butchart Gardens

    Experience a delightful two-hour visit to the garden.

    Vancouver, Canada 2 hours
  • 4.

    Empress Hotel National Historic Site of Canada

    Capture images of the renowned hotel.

    Vancouver, Canada 30 minutes

Pickup Information

  • Your booking confirmation email will contain the specifics of your pickup location and time.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience's start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience's start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience's start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience's local time.
  • This experience requires good weather.
  • If it's canceled due to poor weather, you'll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers.
  • If it's canceled because the minimum isn't met, you'll be offered a different date/experience or full refund.

Other Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • English only
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Washroom onboard
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers

Tour Exclusions

  • Nothing other than what is offered in inclusions
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